The sun gives us warmth and light. It also helps make the seasons change. Learn about all the ways that the sun is very important to our planet! Vibrant, familiar images combine with easy-to-read text to provide readers with a clear understanding of the effect of the sun, simplifying scientific concepts. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of the sun in a creative way. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.